All groups are in Sarasota,
Florida with the area code of 941 unless otherwise indicated. Add your attraction.
Annual Black & White Ball to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis
Foundation. The event will feature live entertainment, fabulous food
stations, and an open bar. For sponsorship, advertising, and ticket
information contact the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at 941-952-5836.
International film festival, held in November.
BOWLS OF HOPE
The Sarasota Bowls Of Hope lunch is an annual community event to benefit the
All Faiths Food Bank.
FLORIDA ORANGE FESTIVAL
Annual family event promoting healthy active families.
Held in December benefiting Defeat Diabetes Foundation.
See www.popsextra.org for more info.
WINEFEST & AUCTION
A charity event
that's a party with a purpose.
GIVING HUNGER THE BLUES
Annual food and music event held on Hillview Street in Southside
GREAT TEDDY BEAR RUN
Charity event to benefit non-profit KIDS by the SEA, helping local
kids with cancer. Sponsored by the Sarasota Harley Owners Group.
Includes a bike rodeo, bike show and live music at the Sarasota
Fairgrounds. Held each November. For more information call
Annual family event in held in December in downtown Sarasota
featuring marching bands, holiday decorated floats, live music and
Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention
Sarasota's annual OUT OF THE DARKNESS walk is open to the general
public, survivors of suicide loss, and mental health workers /
medical community. The walk is 3 miles in length (5K), with the
route along Siesta Key Beach. Sponsored by The American Foundation
for Suicide Prevention a National non-for-profit organization. Call
SARASOTA BLUES FESTIVAL
Annual Blues music event held at the Sarasota Fairgrounds in November.
Website sponsored by 4Sarasota.Com™.
SARASOTA READING FESTIVAL (Cancelled)
The Sarasota Reading Festival is a celebration of authors, reading,
literacy and the written word. Dozens of events in downtown Sarasota’s
Five Points Park, the Selby Public Library, the Sarasota Opera House and
the Golden Apple Dinner Theatre, the Festival also features a street-side
fair with performances on two stages, booksellers and publishers,
sponsors, community organizations and book signings.
Nov. 1, 2003 9:30 - 5 For info call 941-906-1733
SARASOTA MEDIEVAL FAIR
Interactive Medieval Fair. Village marketplace with merchants and food
vendors, Human Combat Chess Match, Full-Contact Armored Jousting. Mingle
with Queen Elizabeth I, Knights and Ladies, Musicians and Dancers. Enjoy
many stage shows and performances. Call 888-303-FAIR for more information.
Held in November.
The Winefest is a week-long food and wine extravaganza and auction that
benefits many local charities.
Annual event of the Florida Restaurant Association featuring
restaurants from Sarasota and Venice, Florida. Website sponsored by 4Sarasota.Com.
TASTE OF THE SUNCOAST
Annual event featuring the top restaurants of Sarasota to benefit the All
Faiths Food Bank. Held in March. Visit the
Food Bank web site for more
THUNDER BY THE BAY
Benefits The Florida Center
Annual high-speed powerboat event held in the Gulf of Mexico off of